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10/31-11/1 Thursday-Friday

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Guiding Question: What rights and responsibilities do we have as citizens? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand the rights & responsibilities of citizenship by reading and completing an assignment with at least 80% accuracy. 
Independent: Students will understand the significance of the First Amendment by reading, watching a video, and responding to questions with at least 80% accuracy.

Standards:
8.3.7 Describe the principles of federalism, dual sovereignty, separation of powers, checks and balances, the nature and purpose of majority rule, and the ways in which the American idea of constitutionalism preserves individual rights.
RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary sourceW.8.1 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence
Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  What are some things that "good citizens" do?  Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  Citizenship Notes Independent (Voice Level 0) …

10/29-30 Tuesday-Wednesday

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Guiding Question: What debates existed between Federalists & Anti-Federalists 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand the debates between Federalists and anti-Federalists by reading, answering questions, and writing a constructed response with at least 80% accuracy. 

Independent: Students will understand the fundamental rights given to them in the Bill of Rights by completing a webquest with at least 80% accuracy.

Standards:
8.3.6 Enumerate the powers of government set forth in the Constitution and the fundamental liberties ensured by the Bill of Rights. RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source RI.8.2 - Provide an objective summary of the text.
Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
How do we know if a government has become too powerful?What should governments not be able to do?  Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  Notes
Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Task 1:Bill of Rights Webquest in Google Classroom Task 2: Play one of thes…

10/24-25 Thursday-Friday

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Guiding Question: How does the Constitution try to protect its citizens? 

Objectives: Collaborative:  Students will understand how the constitution tries to protect its citizens by reading primary sources, annotating, and answering questions with at least 80% accuracy.

Independent: Students will understand the system of checks and balances by reading and answering questions with at least 80% accuracy.

Standards:
8.3.7 Describe the principles of federalism, dual sovereignty, separation of powers, checks and balances, the nature and purpose of majority rule, and the ways in which the American idea of constitutionalism preserves individual rights.
RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary sourceW.8.1 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence
Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  1. Why is it important to have a leader in government?  2. What is one negative thing that can happen when one leader has all the power? 
Whole Gro…

10/22-23 Tuesday-Wednesday

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Guiding Question: Why did the Constitution allow slavery to continue? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand why the founding fathers protected the right to own slaves by reading, annotating, and responding to a prompt with at least 80% accuracy.

Independent: Students will understand the Constitution by completing a scavenger hunt with at least 80% accuracy.

Standards:
8.2.3 Evaluate the major debates that occurred during the development of the Constitution and their ultimate resolutions in such areas as shared power among institutions, divided state-federal power, slavery, the rights of individuals and states (later addressed by the addition of the Bill of Rights), and the status of American Indian nations under the commerce clause. RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary sourceW.8.1 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence
Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
Declaration RAFTS Activity Whole Group (Vo…

10/21 Monday

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Guiding Question: What debates existed during the creation of the Constitution? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will evaluate the major debates that occurred during the Constitutional Convention by reading, annotating, and responding to questions with at least 80% accuracy.
Standards: 8.2.3 Evaluate the major debates that occurred during the development of the Constitution and their ultimate resolutions in such areas as shared power among institutions, divided state-federal power, slavery, the rights of individuals and states (later addressed by the addition of the Bill of Rights), and the status of American Indian nations under the commerce clause. RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source RI.8.2 - Provide an objective summary of the text.
Do Now (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  Example CEEL Review Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  Constitutional Convention Notes

Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 45 minutes:
- Constitutional Convention RAFTS &…

10/15-16 Tuesday- Wednesday

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Guiding Question: Did the Articles of Confederation establish an effective government?  

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand the Articles of Confederation by reading, annotating, and constructing a CEEEEL response with a score of at least 3/4.

Independent: Students will understand the Articles of Confederation & Shays Rebellion by reading and answering questions with at least 80% accuracy.


Standards: CA HSS.8.2.2 - Analyze the Articles of Confederation RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source W.8.1 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  On board Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  Articles of Confederation Notes Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Task 1: Articles of Confederation in Google Classroom 
Early Finisher?  - Work on missing classwork in Google Classroom - all missing assignments are due by 10/16 at 11:59 p.m.  - Complete your reading log for …

10/14 Monday

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Guiding Question: What skills and information did we learn during Unit 2?  

Objectives: Independent: Students will demonstrate their mastery of Unit 2 by completing a DBQ with at least 80% accuracy.

Standards: CA HSS.8.1.1 - Understand the major events preceding the founding of the nation. RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source W.8.1 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  On board Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Task 1: Unit 2 DBQ in Google Classroom 
Early Finisher?  - Work on missing classwork in Google Classroom - all missing assignments are due by 10/16!  - Complete your reading log for English  - Practice your typing - Play an iCivics game 

10/10 Thursday

Instructions for Work with Substitute: 
Step 1: Open these slides for complete instructions & notes You need to complete the Do Now and Notes before moving on to Step 2.
Step 2: Complete the assignment in Google Classroom
Step 3: Complete the Exit Ticket
Early Finisher?  - All missing assignments are due NEXT WEEK -- make sure you're getting the assignments done! - Play a typing game  - Complete Achieve articles  - Watch CNN10  - Work on homework for another class - Study for the makeup 13 Colonies test
- Complete any missing work on Google Classroom

10/8-9 Tuesday-Wednesday

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Guiding Question: How did the American Revolution end?  

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand the Battle of Yorktown by reading, annotating, and writing a news article with a score of at least 3/4. 

Independent: Students will understand the role of Native & African Americans during the Revolution by completing a webquest with at least 80% accuracy. 

Standards: CA HSS.8.1.1 - Understand the major events preceding the founding of the nation. RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source W.8.1 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence
Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  On board Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  Yorktown Notes
Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Task 1: Marginalized Groups in the Revolution Webquest in Google Classroom 
Early Finisher?  - Work on missing classwork in Google Classroom - all missing assignments are due by 10/16!  - Complete your reading log for English  - Practice you…

10/7 Monday

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Guiding Question: If you were a soldier at Valley Forge, would you have quit? 


Objectives: Collaborative: Students will answer whether or not they would have quit at Valley Forge by constructing a CEEEEL response with a score of at least 3/4.

Standards: CA HSS.8.1.1 - Understand the major events preceding the founding of the nation. RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source W.8.1 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence
Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  On board Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  Notes
Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: CEEEEL Response Work Time 
Early Finisher?  - Work on missing classwork in Google Classroom - Complete your reading log for English  - Practice your typing - Play an iCivics game 

Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  On board
Homework:  None

10/1-4 Tuesday-Friday

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Guiding Question: If you were a soldier at Valley Forge, would you have quit? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will investigate the conditions of camp life at Valley Forge by reading primary and secondary sources, annotating, and responding to guiding questions with at least 80% accuracy.


Standards: CA HSS.8.1.1 - Understand the major events preceding the founding of the nation. RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source W.8.1 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  On board Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  Notes Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Friday:  Task 1: Valley Forge Webquest in Google Classroom 
Early Finisher?  - Work on missing classwork in Google Classroom - Complete your reading log for English  - Practice your typing - Play an iCivics game 

Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 45 minutes:
1. Valley Forge Document Analysis

Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  O…